Nicholas Hereford

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Nicholas [of] Hereford was a Fellow of The Queen's College, Oxford [1] and Chancellor of the University of Oxford in 1382.[2] He was a Doctor of Theology, which he achieved at Oxford University in 1382.[3]

Nicholas collaborated in producing the English-language version of the Bible known as Wycliffe's Bible. He is believed to have been entrusted with the translation of the Old Testament, the major part of which was completed by 1382.[3]

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  1. ^ Wood, Anthony (1790). "Fasti Oxonienses". The History and Antiquities of the Colleges and Halls in the University of Oxford. Google Books. p. 31.
  2. ^ Hibbert, Christopher, ed. (1988). "Appendix 5: Chancellors of the University". The Encyclopaedia of Oxford. Macmillan. pp. 521–522. ISBN 0-333-39917-X.
  3. ^ a b "Nicholas of Hereford". Encyclopædia Britannica.
Academic offices
Preceded by
Robert Rygge
Chancellor of the University of Oxford
Succeeded by
William Rugge?
or Robert Rygge